Recently, there was a full house in the Henley Reading Room of the Leatherby Libraries to hear Chapman University adjunct professor in the College of Educational Studies and PhD student, Ahmed Younis. His topic: “Egypt: the Revolution Continues.” It was the keynote address to mark the opening of a new exhibit in the library, featuring
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When I made the decision to become a teacher, I envisioned the potential impact I would have on the lives of my students. I hoped to make a difference in their lives. The image of a classroom engaged in interesting projects that lead to discovery excited me. I could picture the students investigating and exploring,
At the start of my PhD journey I heard the phrase “steward of the discipline.” At first these words did not mean a great deal; I considered it PhD mumbo-jumbo. As the semester moved and as the years edged forward, the phrase has become a weight of responsibility. It is a commitment to improving our
On my bookshelf and desk sit a large variety of books related to the teaching profession. Recently, I rummaged through the titles to prepare for the new school year. It is an interesting time because I have the privilege of working with teachers across the continuum: soon-to-be teachers who are at the Praxis stage spending